Recently voted „hottest newcomer“ in several interna- tional music magazines, the Danish producer Anders Trentemøller took a break from working on his almost completed debut album (to be released in September on Poker Flat) to finish a brand new slamming three track EP.
After „Polar Shift“ (pfr56) and „Sunstroke“ (pfr61) the- se new and quite different tracks prove once more Trentemøller‘s outstanding ability to create atmospheric and significant songs in his own, unique handwriting: He adds layer upon layer of sound and instruments which fall into place perfectly, whilst seeming, at the same time, to be dangerously non-compatible. The fa- scination of his music lays within the contrast between large, vast echo chambers and sharp, direct in-your- face sound bites.
The title track „Nam Nam“ on the A1 proves that dance music can be much more than just a functional dance- floor tool. Building slowly, the track tells a story. A mere few, but well chosen, figures and instruments carry on the plot in perfect harmony.
„Vamp Vinyl Edit“ on A2 reveals a first glimpse of the upcoming Trentemøller album. This jazzy tune features a bombastically cool bass-lick,accompanied by a snappy brush and easygoing snaps, giving air to an ultra cool, relaxed mood.
Finally „Killer Kat“ on the flip side is a pure peak-time weapon with a funky, rolling bassline, sharp claps and hihats, topped off with some tricky gadgetry.